BARBIE – A1038372
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BARBIE – A1038372 ***SAFER : NEW HOPE RESCUE ONLY*** FEMALE, WHITE, POODLE MIN MIX, 1 yr STRAY – STRAY WAIT, HOLD FOR ID Reason STRAY Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 06/01/2015, From NY 11208, DueOut Date 06/04/2015 Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN Medical Summary Scan positive 911002001310182; BARH; AMBx4; Friendly,allowed handing; Spayed~1yr; EENT:WNL; No fleas seen; Nosf A Staff member writes : Barbie […]
BARBIE – A1038372
***SAFER : NEW HOPE RESCUE ONLY***
FEMALE, WHITE, POODLE MIN MIX, 1 yr
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, HOLD FOR ID Reason STRAY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 06/01/2015, From NY 11208, DueOut Date 06/04/2015
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scan positive 911002001310182; BARH; AMBx4; Friendly,allowed handing; Spayed~1yr; EENT:WNL; No fleas seen; Nosf
A Staff member writes :
Barbie is a gorgeous miniature poodle, who came in as a stray with dyed hair and a bow! She is all dressed up for her new home! She did well on her SAFER, but her in-cage behavior is concerning to our behavior staff. She is hard barking and lunging at those who pass her by. She is looking for a patient home with a family that will help her adjust to her new environment.
Behavior: New Hope Only
While Barbie did very well on her SAFER assessment and allowed handling both at intake and during her initial medical examination, her in-kennel behavior has deteriorated sharply and she is no longer allowing interaction in the kennel. She charges to the front of the kennel, barking, lunging, baring teeth, and biting at items offered to her to sniff. This behavior continues when the kennel door is opened, and when a visitor is standing within approximately two feet of her kennel. We recommend New Hope placement.
Barbie came into the care center as a stray, so her past behaviors in a home are unknown. At intake she was reported to allow all handling by a counselor and maintained a loose body posture. She was also reported to be tolerant of all handling during her medical exam. During SAFER Barbie was not very attention seeking but she maintained a relaxed body posture when interacting with the assessor. She allowed the assessor to conduct all handling items without issue, and she became easily distracted during the tag interaction. During the resources portion of the assessment Barbie was easy to handle when engaged with the food item, and she only showed minimal interest in the toys, and no interest in the rawhides. During the dog-dog interaction Barbie had a relaxed body posture when approaching the helper dog, and appeared interested in interacting. Barbie appears to be sociable, and has not display any behavioral concerns.
Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game (need coaxing to approach.) He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Squeeze 2:1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Food: 1. Dog calmly allows the food to be moved, follows the dish, but does not interfere with the dish’s movement. Dog’s body is soft and loose, eyes soft, tail neutral. He lifts his head when hand is pushed against her cheek.
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in Toy, dog sniffs, then turns away.
Rawhide: 1. No interest.
Dog-dog: 2. Dog approaches helper dog with tail at spine level, body not stiff, ears relaxed, lip neutral.
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